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Helen L. Thompson, formerly of De Kalb, passed away Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at her home in Naperville, Illinois. She was 89.
Helen was born February 26, 1933 in Roanoke, Alabama to William Henry and Mildred Inez Hawkins Weldon. She was a retired Engineering Parts Operator for Motorola. Helen was a member of Siloam Baptist Church and the Dalby Ladies Club.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Frank H. Thompson; two brothers, Raymond Weldon and John Henry Weldon; and one sister-inlaw, Carolyn Weldon.
She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Juanita and Paul Tarantino of Naperville, Illinois; one son and daughter-in-law, Eric and Pam Thompson of Holly Springs, North Carolina; one brother, William
Leon Weldon of Greenbrier, Arkansas; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends. Services were held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, October 4, 2022 at Siloam Baptist Church in Simms, Texas
with Rev. John Watts and Rev. Justin King officiating. Interment followed at Wards Creek Cemetery in De Kalb, Texas.
Visitation was held at 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, October 4, 2022 at Siloam Baptist Church in Simms, Texas.
Memorials may be made to Dalby Springs Community Center, c/o Dorothy Griffis, 10567 FM 561, De Kalb, TX 75559 or Siloam Baptist Church, 3436 FM 561, Simms, TX 75574. Online registration at www.batesfamilyfuneralhome. com.

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